Liveable Office Awards winners

August 23, 2013

Projects by Woods Bagot and Geyer are successful in the inaugural Liveable Office Awards, presented by Herman Miller as part of the REACH Singapore program.

Above: Woods Bagot, GPT Group. Photo by Tyrone Branigan

The winners of the inaugural Liveable Office Awards, hosted by Herman Miller, have been revealed in Singapore.

The competition called for workplace designs that promote collaboration, enable work to happen anywhere within the office and reflect an organisation’s brand and culture.

Woods Bagot, GPT Group. Photo by Tyrone Branigan


From a shortlist of 12 finalists – whittled down from the initial pool of over 100 entries – two winners were determined by the judging panel. Woods Bagot’s GPT Group was the winner in the Commercial Business Category, while Geyer was successful in the Small Medium Business category with its fitout for Herald Weekly Times.

The 12 finalists were:

BVN Donovan Hill, Ergon Energy (Australia)
PDM International, Adidas China (China)
The Bold Collective, Maxus (Australia)
HBO+EMTB, SAP (Singapore)
Space Matrix, Cisco (Singapore)
Woods Bagot, GPT Group (Australia)
TRM Arquitectura-Communicacion and The Design Studio, Harley Davidson (Japan)
Geyer, Herald Weekly Times (Australia)
Linear Design, Serviceworks (Australia)
DSP Design Associates, Microsoft (India)
Adrianse Group, Boston Consulting Group (India)
Carr Design Group, Boston Consulting Group (Australia)

Herald Weekly Times by Geyer. Photo by Shannon McGrath


Woods Bagot received a US$5000 cash prize, while Geyer will be presented with US$5000 worth of Herman Miller products. Entries were judged by a panel including Antony Chan, Toshiyuki Kita, Hissam Youssef, Perry Ng, Hemant Sud and Raj Nandan.

The Liveable Office Awards were on the REACH Singapore program, a two-day design event held at Marina Bay Sands and the ArtScience Museum from 1-2 August and organised by Herman Miller. In addition to the awards, the REACH program also included the Essential Eames exhibition, a pop-up office space and a talks program called Herman Miller Presents.

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